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‘Moonshine Light, Moonshine Bright’ author William Price Fox dies at 89

‘Moonshine Light, Moonshine Bright’ author William Price Fox dies at 89

April 26, 2015

NEW YORK, April 26 — William Price Fox, a novelist and humourist who plumbed his South Carolina roots for the colorful characters in his work, earning fans in the upper echelons of American literary life if not necessarily over a wide range of the nation’s readers, died last Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 89. His wife, Sarah Gilbert Fox, confirmed his death. Fox, who grew up in hardscrabble circumstances in Columbia, South Carolina, was known for his familiarity with and... Read more

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